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Still Star-Crossed: Season 1 (2016)



Critic Consensus: Still Star-Crossed stumbles out of the gate, dishonoring its Shakespearean roots with lavishly staged but ultimately empty melodrama.


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A drama about the 16th-century intrigue, treachery and romances of the Montagues and Capulets following the tragic end of young lovers Romeo and Juliet.


Grant Bowler
as Lord Damiano Montague
Lashana Lynch
as Rosaline
Torrance Coombs
as Count Paris
Medalion Rahimi
as Princess Isabella
Zuleikha Robinson
as Lady Capulet
Wade Briggs
as Benvolio Montague
Dan Hildebrand
as Friar Lawrence
Sterling Sulieman
as Prince Escalus
Anthony Head
as Lord Silvestro Capulet
as Abbatelli
Llew Davies
as Truccio
Clara Rugaard
as Juliet Capulet
Claire Cooper
as Tessa Montague
Michael Dozier
as Lord Ruspoli
Lucien Laviscount
as Romeo Montague
Gregg Chillin
as Mercutio
Colin Morgan
as Ambassador Donato
Shazad Latif
as Tybalt Capulet
Eric Goode
as Ambassador Gonzaga
Ross Ellis
as Jacopo
Miguel Angel Ripeu
as Baptista Minola
Ferdinand Kingsley
as Aldo Lazzara
as Pagolo Abbatelli
Joey Sordyl
as Mauricio
Jimmy Shaw
as Bianchi
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All Critics (18) | Top Critics (7)

Goofing on The Bachelorette at least can be a bit of fun. With Still Star-Crossed, you're only likely to get tired head -- and in a hurry.

May 26, 2017 | Rating: D | Full Review…
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What remains to be seen is whether Still Star-Crossed can find that sweet spot again as it develops - or whether it will continue to coast along on its lavish, gorgeous aesthetic.

May 31, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The writing is so scattered, it's hard to find anyone, Montague or Capulet, to root for. A plague on both their houses.

May 30, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Still Star-Crossed is off the tracks from the opening moments. Rhimes' customarily snappy dialogue has been replaced with something that sounds like special-ed Shakespeare, interrupted by the occasional thudding anachronism.

May 30, 2017 | Full Review…

It's all too little too late due to the confusing first half that won't be Shakespearean enough for scholars and too confusing for those long-removed from high school English class.

May 30, 2017 | Full Review…

The series feels like half-baked fan fiction tacked onto half-assed SparkNotes.

May 29, 2017 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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